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Paramount Council Names Tom Hansen as New Mayor


At its annual reorganization meeting March 17, the Paramount City Council elected Tom Hansen as mayor and Daryl Hofmeyer as vice mayor. The Councilmembers will serve one-year terms in their respective offices.

Hansen was elected to the City Council in 2007. This will be his second term as the City's mayor. He replaces outgoing Mayor Diane J. Martinez.

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César Chávez Holiday Schedule


On the holiday marking the birthday of César Chávez on Tuesday, March 31st, Paramount City Hall will be closed. The Paramount Sheriff's Station will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There be no street sweeping on that day and no makeup. Trash pickup will be on its regular schedule.

Sign the Kids Up for Soccer

You can register for Paramount's spring soccer league until April 2. There are various age-level groupings. To register, you must show proof of residency in the City of Paramount or that your child attends a Paramount school, as well as a valid birth certificate verifying age. To get a registration form, please click here.

New Water Conservation Measures


Due to extreme drought conditions, the State of California is requiring that local water suppliers implement water conservation measures.

These measures are directed at outdoor water use. Measures do not apply to "reclaimed" water, which is used at City parks and landscaped medians.

Here are the details. Violations can result in fines.

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Nuevas Medidas de Conservación de Agua

Debido a las condiciones extremas de sequía, el Estado de California está exigiendo que los suministradores locales implementen medidas de conservación de agua.

Estas medidas están dirigidas al uso de agua para regar o limpiar afuera. Estas medidas no aplican al agua "reciclada" que usa la ciudad para los parques y áreas verdes.

Aquí están los detalles. Las infracciones pueden resultar en multas.

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Paramount on YouTube


A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit

Notice of Polling Places and Precinct Board Members

Notice is hereby given that at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of Paramount on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, there shall be 7 voting precincts, that the polling places for the respective precincts shall be the places designated in the attached document, English and Spanish assistance will be provided, and that the persons named in the attached document have been appointed election officers for the respective voting precincts as of 15 days prior to the election. Click here to see the document.

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Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule

On February 26, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period July 2015 through December 2015. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.

(ROPS-July 2015 through December 2015)

(ROPS-January 2015 through June 2015)

Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.



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